Swansea – Leeds betting tips for today, August 21, 2018.
Football: England – Championship
Tip: Over 1.5 Goals
Bookmaker: William Hill
Match Result: 2:2 WON!!!
|Graham Potter leads his unbeaten Swansea City side out for just the second time at the Liberty Stadium after a strong start (W2, D1). The visitors are Marco Bielsa’s high flying Leeds United, who have won all three of their league games so far.|
|Both sides are putting their unbeaten starts on the line here, and both sets of supporters will believe that their team will be up there fighting for promotion come the end of the season so an interesting encounter is in prospect.|
|The new managers for either side has been a big talking points in the build up, Swansea have taken a risk on Potter, giving him his first job in the UK which seems to be paying dividends. Bielsa has set pulses racing in his short time on Yorkshire, despite not even knowing the language.|
|This will be the first time Leeds and Swansea have competed in the same division since the Championship campaign of 2010/11, that season Swansea were promoted via the play-offs whilst Leeds finished seventh.|
|The all-time history of this fixture gives the home side an astounding advantage, in 31 meetings, the home side on the day has lost just four times – Swansea’s home record vs Leeds stands at: W10, D2, L3 (in all competitions).|
|Players to watch: Oliver McBurnie (SWA) is tipped for greatness in this division, he scored nine goals in 17 appearances on loan at Barnsley last term.|
|Kemar Roofe (LEE) has scored three goals in as many games to set his Championship season off to a flyer.|
|Stat attack: Leeds have scored two or more goals in all four of their competitive games this term.|
|There has been over 2.5 goals in each of the last three meetings between the sides.|
|Leeds were winning at both half-time and full-time in 14 of their 17 victories last term, more than any other side in the bottom-half.|
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